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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2014

I have tried four, the first three were lacking. The Tower was excellent, no complaints. Good internet allowance of 500 MB a day and the room was good, clean and quite with a good heater (essential in Invercargill). The owner offered to run me to work if it was wet in the morning which it fortunately wasn't. Town centre about...

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again. Thankyou for your feedback. We really appreciate guests taking the time to place feedback and all our staff love to please our guests and to hear that their cleaning procedures are being acknowledged. Thanks again. The team at Tower Lodge Motel

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Tower Lodge Motel is a pleasant and clean enough motel in residential Invercargill but I doubt that it's best accommodation in the city. It's a clean, smallish motel just a couple of blocks away from the centre of town and the owners are very pleasant and helpful. It is very close to the lovely Queens Gardens and as the name...

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback. We agree Queens Park is lovely and we are lucky to be so close to it. It is certainly an asset to our city. Our motel complex has 17 units of which 5 were built in the 1960,s, and we have refurbished these over the last 3 years. The remaining units were built since the year...

Terrigal, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Older style motel Warm and extremely helpful check - in - very useful advice provided about local tourist attractions, Bluff, Queens Park Gardens and Museum - recommend all for a visit. The Gardens at this time of year (spring) are especially beautiful. Room (spa) large and very comfortable with separate lounge area - bathroom functional - all spotlessly clean. Recommended!

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We agree, the gardens are absolutely stunning with plenty to see for everyone, especially at this time of year. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and thankyou for taking time to place feedback. We really appreciate any comments received. Our housekeepers work hard to maintain our high standard of cleanliness at all times. From the Tower Lodge Motel team

Barnstaple, UK
Reviewed 2 October 2014

The Tower Lodge has spacious, comfortable rooms and is hosted by friendly and helpful owners. If you wanted to cook the kitchen area is well appointed. Great value. You could do a lot worse. Thanks Tower Lodge Motel.

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback. We are glad that you had the opportunity to see The world's fastest Indian motorbike while you stayed with us and that you enjoyed your stay in Invercargill. We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your stay and look forward to hosting you again. From the team at Tower Lodge Motel

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Great room and extremely helpful and polite hosts!! I would stay again if I was back in the area. I phoned a number of hotels/motels in the area and when I got hold of Tower Lodge Motel they were so helpful.

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and really appreciate you taking the time to place feedback. It is not always easy to fit in the little extra tasks day to day and that makes it special that you did take the time. We hope that we can host you again in the future in our lovely city....

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

This motel is located in central Invercargill. The accommodation is standard motel style, but includes separate bedroom and ensuite style bathroom and combined lounge/dining and kitchen. It was great to have a stove to cook a meal in. The site is close to supermarkets and other services/facilities. Make sure to have a look at the gardens (diagonally opposite) if you...

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Our Queens Park gardens in Invercargill are certainly worth a visit, they are renowned for their beauty and facilities. Thankyou for placing feedback. We do appreciate you taking the time to comment on your visit and it allows other guests to see that we are certainly centrally located and close to various amenities in the city. The team at Tower...

Long Jetty, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is a good one. we stayed in a standard room, however if we had realised we could have stayed in a delux room with a spa for only $15 more. The owners/ operators are very helpful. The rooms and linen are the cleanest we have encounted. You will NOT be disappointed.

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback, we do appreciate guests taking the time to place comments. As you said our standard rooms are great but for a few extra dollars you can have a spa bath unit. We aim to maintain a high standard in all our units at all times. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to...

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2014

After a horror start at the Queens Park Motel Invercargill on our first visit to this city, Ray and Dawn Clark at the Tower Lodge on Queens Drive (very central) absolutely saved the day and Invercargill's reputation as friendly, welcoming owners of high standard accommodation facilities that are reasonably priced.The three of us (wife, mother and me) were delighted with...

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you placing feedback on your recent visit to Invercargill. We have a dedicated team of house keepers who support us in maintaining our high standard for the complex. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you in Invercargill again as there is always plenty to do and see. Thanks again from the team...

Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Dawn and Ray are lovely hosts who genuinely care about their guests and will go over and beyond to ensure your stay is a great experience. The facilities are modern, clean and comfortable. The location is good and there is plenty of space including enough car parks. This is the only place I stay when in Invercargill and would highly...

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TowerLodge, Owner at Tower Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Jolene for your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your visit, especially when you have been so sick. Our housekeeping staff work hard to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and presentation in all our units. We look forward to seeing you in the future. From The team at Tower Lodge Motel

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I had to stay here because my other motel was full - but I am pleased this is where I ended up. The office staff were really nice and helpful. I got lost due to road works and they worked out where I was (I am not good with directions and had been driving around trying to get around lots...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your hosts Dawn & Ray Clark offer true Southern Hospitality in comfortable surroundings at the Tower Lodge Motel, Invercargill. Centrally located and just a few minutes walk from everywhere, including the city centre, Queens Gardens, golf courses, swimming pool, sports facilities and the home of Southland rugby - Homestead Stadium. Honeymoon Suite, units with private courtyard, spa bath units and wheelchair access. Studio units (sleep 2), 1-bedroom units (sleep 4), 2-bedroom units (sleep 5). Cots and highchairs available. DVD & flat-screen TV in most units. Courtesy vehicle by arrangement. ... more   less 

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Address: 119 Queens Drive | Richmond, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Price Range: $120 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tower Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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